What is Echoing Hills?
Echoing Hills is a 501c (3) non-profit organization based out of Warsaw, Ohio. We provide residential, educational, recreational, and adult services throughout the state of Ohio for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. The programs align with our values: the right to choose, the dignity of each person, personal fulfillment in God’s plan, and a relationship with Jesus Christ. At Echoing Hills, we are committed to revolutionizing lives where people live, learn, connect, play, and worship.
Where is Echoing Hills located?
Echoing Hills has 53 locations located in Northern, Northeast, Central, Southwest, and Southeast Ohio. Our programs and services serve close to 800 people annually in the counties of Athens, Coshocton, Lorain, Montgomery, Stark, and Summit.
What does Residential Services look like?
Our Residential Services, which we call Echoing Hills Community Living, is located in each of the five regions we serve. We offer Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) and Waiver homes that provide supports to help an individual with disabilities live a self-directed life. We embrace a person-centered approach and assist individuals in a way that is meaningful to them personally. Ultimately, we help individuals to take an active role in their lives, to have a voice, and to live a fulfilled life. Find out more by visiting our residential page.
What does Adult Services offer?
echoingCONNECTIONS, our Adult Services program, has locations in Northeast, Central, Southwest, and Southeast Ohio. echoingCONNECTIONS helps maximize independence and self-worth while finding a place to belong. We currently offer day programming designed to provide development in life skills, vocational training, education, recreational opportunities, and exploration that promotes community participation. Find out more by visiting our Adult Services page.
What does Recreation look like?
Camp Echoing Hills is located in Warsaw, Ohio. Set on 94 acres, and surrounded by beauty no matter which direction you turn, our camp offers unforgettable experiences each summer. Campers enjoy five days filled with swimming, cookouts, sing-a-longs, rides on the go-cart track, and more! Camp Echoing Hills provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to experience new adventures and friendships while providing caregivers a respite. We have many campers return year after year.
In addition to Camp Echoing Hills, we also offer respite weekends and travel opportunities throughout the year. Find out more by taking a look at our Camp page.
What does your Educational Program Offer?
echoingU has locations in Northern, Northeast, and Southwest Ohio. echoingU provides post-secondary schooling for individuals with disabilities up to 30 years of age. There are tailored education plans designed to prepare individuals for the workforce and/or college. The program offers professional instructors and volunteer leaders, classroom instruction, community exploration and participation, and student volunteer opportunities. Find out more by visiting our education page.
Do I need to be a certain denomination or belong to a certain church to utilize the services of Echoing Hills?
Echoing Hills is a Christian ministry. You do not need to be a certain denomination or attend a particular church to benefit from all that our programs offer. Throughout the ministry, we participate in both daily devotions and prayer. We believe we all were created to have a close and personal relationship with God. Through this relationship, we experience peace, joy, love, hope, and discover our purpose.
How can I get involved?
If you feel compelled by the mission, and called to the ministry, you can help in many ways. Would you like to donate your time and/or talents? Become a volunteer. Would you like to start a career where you make a difference from day one? Check out our current open positions. Do you feel moved to make a monetary gift? You can donate here.
We encourage you to explore our entire website to learn more!
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